HOME Program

Overview

Federally funded program that provides municipalities with grant and loan assistance as well as technical assistance to expand the supply of decent and affordable housing for low- and very low-income Pennsylvanians.

Uses

New construction, rehabilitation, financing mechanisms, acquisition of rental or sales housing and rental assistance for low- and moderate-income families

Funding

Maximum grant is $750,000

Eligibility

Units of Local government on behalf of private, non-profit and for-profit housing development entities. HOME participating jurisdictions (PJ’s) may also apply under certain criteria (Review Application Guidelines).

Terms

A 25% local match on project costs from non-federal resources for rental housing is required. Refer to the Program Guidelines.

Additional Information

Phoenix Court Apartments HOME Case Study

HOME Program Appendices